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Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 skidded off the runway at Hollywood Burbank and was stopped by the airport’s Engineered Material Arresting System

INCIDENT 2018-12-06 21:59 UTC
Moe Storch/@MoeStorch

A Southwest Airlines flight arriving at Burbank Airport from Oakland skidded off the runway after landing Thursday morning.

The Boeing 737-700 (reg. N752SW) was stopped by the airport’s Engineered Material Arresting System, which is designed to stop an aircraft that goes off the end of a runway.

The flight had 117 passengers on board, many of whom were unaware there was a problem until they saw debris hitting the windows.

The Federal Aviation Administration implemented a “groundstop” for Burbank for flights departing from airports within about a three-hour flying distance of Burbank.

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